[sc34wg3] Re: 7. Core subject identifiers
Fri, 15 Jul 2005 11:46:22 -0400
Taking a break to look at the TMDM. ;-)
Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
>* Patrick Durusau
>| The second paragraph of 7.1 reads:
>| "All core subject identifiers defined by this document are distinct,
>| that is, topics representing these subjects cannot be merged with
>| one another."
>| I assume that was in response to the US comment asking what " All
>| core subject identifiers defined by this document are distinct." in
>| the prior draft meant. ;-)
>| In other words, if I had two topic items representing the subject of
>| type-instance (that is both have in their [subject identifiers]
>| property the string
>| |"http://psi.topicmaps.com/iso13250/type-instance"|), then they should
>| merge. Yes?
>Yes. The sentence was not meant to exclude this, but I admit it is
> All core subject identifiers defined by this document represent
> distinct subjects. Therefore it is an error to assign more than one
> of these subject identifiers to the same topic item.
>That seems pretty clear to me.
That sound better to me.
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